[Pkg-mediawiki-devel] Fwd: Re: MediaWiki patches in Debian.

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Tue Jun 12 08:15:51 UTC 2012

On 12 June 2012 08:16, Thorsten Glaser <t.glaser at tarent.de> wrote:

> MySQL is not a database, and the MW installations in FusionForge use
> the same database as the forge itself, just a different schema (one
> per project)

MediaWiki is ridiculously overoptimised toward MySQL. This sucks in
many ways, but it's also true.

The impression I'm getting is that your primary interest in MediaWiki
is as a component in FusionForge, not e.g. for someone who thinks "I'd
like a wiki, MediaWiki would be nice, oh it's in Debian, I'll use

>. Why do you try to force your limited world view on
> everyone?

The limited view of knowing the application?

This sort of thing is why Debian's package is perceived as too weird
to support, and what we're trying to fix here.

- d.

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